Better Elections Are Possible

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“Partisans’ chief interest is in proving that the other party is despicable — in ramping up fear, hatred and the negative polarization that is the central feature of contemporary American politics…

The good news is that we don’t have to live with this system. There’s nothing in the Constitution that says there have to be only two parties. There’s nothing in the Constitution about parties at all. There’s not even anything in the Constitution mandating that each congressional district have only one member and be represented by one party. We could have a much fairer and better system with the passage of a law.

The way to do that is through multimember districts and ranked-choice voting.”

— David Brooks in “One Reform to Save America”
New York Times

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Ranked Choice Voting

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The Problem

The Problem

When voters feel like they have to choose between the lesser-of-two-evils, that's not real choice.

Our Solution

Our Solution

Ranked choice voting gives every voter a meaningful vote.

Where it's used

Ranked choice voting is used in cities across the country 

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Quick Takes

FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

Ranked choice voting could be a cure for New York’s contentious AG primary

Nancy Lavin

Vote-splitting, negative campaigning and a possible non-majoritarian outcome threaten New York Democratic AG primary. Ranked Choice Voting would help,

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Politico projects Democrats taking the House, but other predictions show different outcomes

Nancy Lavin

What to make of the sea of conflicting projections on the "blue wave" taking the House.

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USA Today: ranked choice voting restores Madison ideals of democracy

Nancy Lavin

Former State Department official calls ranked choice voting a reform worthy of James Madison.

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